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Epilogue

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

Scholarly Books

...I just wanted to be me, which is somewhere between this world and the next world.Henry James once made the following remarks about the works of Oscar Wilde: ‘Everything Oscar does is a deliberate trap for the literalist, and to see...

The Light That Never Goes Out

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

Scholarly Books

...Andrew Male: Which songs are most obviously a result of your Catholic upbringing? Morrissey: Everything. There’s absolutely nothing else. Turning Towards Rome The signpost featured on the back of The Smiths’ last...

Maudlin Street

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

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...This story is old—I KNOW but it goes on. The Dark Wood Woody Allen’s Annie Hall begins with two jokes that are intended to explain how his character feels about life and his relationships with women. The first is an exchange...
...Being a member of society is an essential condition for becoming a conscious being and creating music. Introduction This chapter explores how a pop song can become (and remain) a critical site for counterhegemonic expression, through...

The Oxymoronic Self

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

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...Irish blood, English heartthis I’m made of. Ten Parts Crumlin, Ten Parts Old Trafford ‘Ireland,’ according to George Bernard Shaw, ‘is of all countries the most foreign to England.’ Shaw, Our Theatres...

The Art of Coyness

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

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...My only weakness is … well, never mind. Telling the Truth by Means of a Lie There is a famous scene in the Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup in which Groucho defends his client by pleading his insanity in the following paradoxical...

Morrissey

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...Best known as the brooding lead singer of the Smiths, Morrissey used his position as a popular entertainer to fuse dark, romantic music with social awareness and political issues. Born in England in 1959, Morrissey did not excel in school...

Celibacy, Abstinence and Rock ’n’ Roll

Gavin Hopps

Gavin Hopps is the Research Council’s UK Academic Fellow in the School of Divinity at St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Morrissey : The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart

The Continuum, 2009

Scholarly Books

...I am a ghostand as far as I knowI haven’t even died. On being a Living Sign In the last song on Ringleader Of The Tormentors, with a gift for the upside-down, Morrissey sings: At last I am born historians note I am...